A high-octane historical adventure guaranteed to have you on the edge of your seat…
Rome is burning. Only one man can save it … A thrilling race-against-time historical adventure in the bestselling tradition of Conn Iggulden's Emperor series.
'Stop this fire, whatever it takes. I, your Emperor, order it.' The Emperor: Nero, Emperor of Rome and all her provinces, feared by his subjects for his temper and cruelty, is in possession of an ancient document predicting that Rome will burn. The Spy: Sebastos Pantera, assassin and spy for the Roman Legions, is ordered to stop the impending cataclysm. He knows that if he does not, his life - and those of thousands of others - are in terrible danger. The Chariot Boy: Math, a young charioteer, is a pawn drawn into the deadly game between the Emperor and the Spy, where death stalks the drivers - on the track and off it.
“As exciting as Ben Hur, and far more accurate.”
“A gripping tale, with more to come.”
“A heady, fast-paced, well-written, and exciting book...Brilliant stuff.”